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Review of Good Eats: http://www.flick.com/~liralen/journal/daily/aug99/28.html

Liralen's Adventures  Through Life
Food Creativity: August 28, 1999

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    When I was done with the game, Alton Brown was making biscuits with his grandmother, Ma Mae, on the TV. I've really developed a taste for Good Eats, which is a funky blend of scientific explanations for why food behaves the way it does when it is cooked, humor, and really good eats. The various types of food he concentrates on are simple, almost American icons, and common to any region of the continental U.S.. Everything from biscuits and gravy to simple roast chickens and ice cream, he's very good about conveying the first principles behind how to do it well. In this episode, however, I really wish he had allowed his grandmother to do more of the talking and demonstrating. He really went overboard on the explanations, while Ma Mae calmly created some of the best looking biscuits I've ever seen. Watching her do it really made a difference, as the recipe up on the web site isn't actually accurate. The recipe makes something that is more like batter than dough, and it's very evident from watching Ma Mae what the consistency really should be like. Someday I want to make biscuits like hers.
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